Beetroot has a remarkably high concentration of nitrites, which lower the blood pressure as most studies have shown.
A recent research in London found that only one cup of beetroot juice per day drastically reduces blood pressure. The survey in Melbourne shows that the pressure is reduced only six hours after you drink half a liter of juice. Scientists concluded that the deaths caused by cardiovascular disease would be significantly reduced if people frequently consume beets.
Studies have shown that beets increases endurance, so that the consumption of beetroot can reduce the progression of dementia and tumors grow – development of prostate and breast tumors by up to 12.5 percent.
Also, nutritionists recommend beets for digestive problems and emphasize that it is good for the liver because it helps in the course of processing the toxins.